2014 Beijing Auto Show http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/646421/more en Love Affair With Cars Is Moving, Not Fading http://wardsauto.com/blog/love-affair-cars-moving-not-fading <div class="node-body blog-body">Wherever else in the world enthusiasm for cars and trucks is waning, China will more than make up for it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/final-inspection">Final Inspection</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/love-affair-cars-moving-not-fading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/love-affair-cars-moving-not-fading#comments Blog Management & Strategy Plants & Production Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers 2014 Beijing Auto Show Globalization Production Final Inspection Thu, 22 May 2014 12:09:00 +0000 1020091 at http://wardsauto.com BMW Vision Future Luxury Shows Style, Technology Advancement http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/bmw-vision-future-luxury-shows-style-technology-advancement <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although officials won’t say the concept will be built, it is a safe bet that at least elements of the design will make it on a production car by 2018, likely as BMW’s answer to Mercedes’ upcoming top-of-the-line Maybach S-Class.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/bmw-vision-future-luxury-shows-style-technology-advancement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/bmw-vision-future-luxury-shows-style-technology-advancement#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China Germany BMW 2014 Beijing Auto Show Carbon Fiber Interior Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:09:00 +0000 1006271 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Carbon-fiber B-pillars allow</strong> <strong>Vision Future Luxury concept to open wide.</strong></p> 2014 BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/2014-bmw-vision-future-luxury-concept <div class="node-body gallery-body">BMW's Beijing show concept provides a direction for a lightweight, high-tech luxury flagship of the not-too-distant future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/2014-bmw-vision-future-luxury-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/2014-bmw-vision-future-luxury-concept#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology China Germany BMW 2014 Beijing Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:08:00 +0000 1005511 at http://wardsauto.com How Lincoln Plans to Win in China http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/how-lincoln-plans-win-china <div class="node-body article-body">Lincoln isn’t aiming to elbow aside the Mercedes S-Class or Audi A6. It wants to cash in on the increasing popularity of CUVs and SUVs to grab a slice of what soon will be the largest luxury pie in the world. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/how-lincoln-plans-win-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/how-lincoln-plans-win-china#comments Public Management & Strategy Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Dealerships China Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Dealership Management Globalization Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:27:00 +0000 1003951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lincoln has been researching the market for three years and built a prototype dealer facility to test and refine every aspect of a prospective customer&rsquo;s journey through the purchase and ownership process.</strong></p> China's Soaring Luxury Market http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinas-soaring-luxury-market <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wealthy young consumers soon will make China the world's largest luxury vehicle market. Only a tiny percentage of Beijing, China's population can afford luxury items, but with a population of more than 21 million, a small percentage adds up to a lot of shoppers supporting many high-end stores in the city's upscale Dongcheng financial district. Rodeo Drive and Fifth Avenue have nothing on this smoggy street of dreams, except perhaps cleaner air. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinas-soaring-luxury-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/chinas-soaring-luxury-market#comments Public Management & Strategy Retail Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Dealerships China Aston Martin Ferrari Sales & Marketing 2014 Beijing Auto Show Globalization Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:25:00 +0000 1001361 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Rolls Royces ready to transport guests at Peninsula Hotel.</p> 2014 Beijing Auto Show: View From the Floor http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor <div class="node-body gallery-body">While China's economy is slowing down there is no sign Chinese consumers and media are becoming less crazy for cars. On the Sunday allegedly reserved only for the media, the Beijing Auto Show was bursting at the seams with people desperate to see the latest new vehicles and concepts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/2014-beijing-auto-show-view-floor#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Chery Chevrolet Jinbei Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Future Products Globalization Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:53:00 +0000 1005441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Young enthusiast sits on dad&#39;s shoulders to photograph the latest supercar coming to China. (Drew Winter)</strong></p> Lincoln MKX Concept Bows in Beijing http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept boasts an aerodynamic, sloping roofline, which Lincoln says gives it a sporty appearance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/lincoln-mkx-concept-bows-beijing#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Lincoln 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Future Products Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:01:00 +0000 998951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Lincoln MKX concept offers a glimpse at upcoming production model.&nbsp;</strong></p> Jeep Signals Importance of China With Four Design Concepts http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China already is Jeep’s largest market outside of the U.S., and plans are to add local assembly of the new small Renegade model to further growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/jeep-signals-importance-china-four-design-concepts#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Jeep 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Interior Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:01:00 +0000 998701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wrangler Sundancer Concept.</strong></p> 2014 Beijing Auto Show – Jeep Concepts http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts <div class="node-body gallery-body">The four concepts were inspired by Chinese culture. Two are based on the Jeep Cherokee, one is a version of the Jeep Wrangler and the fourth is a new interpretation of upcoming Jeep Renegade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/2014-beijing-auto-show-jeep-concepts#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology North America China U.S. Jeep 2014 Beijing Auto Show Exterior Interior Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 998481 at http://wardsauto.com VW to Show Off New Touareg in Beijing http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Beijing Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Powertrains include V-6 and V-8 turbodiesels, a gasoline V-6 and, in Europe, a hybrid system that combines the gasoline engine with a 38-kW (52-hp) electric motor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/vw-show-new-touareg-beijing#comments Public Auto Makers Asia Pacific Supply Chain Europe China Germany Volkswagen 2014 Beijing Auto Show Unions & Trade Organizations Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:00 +0000 998831 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refreshed Touareg.</strong></p>